READY TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE?
9:30AM – 3:00PM
UPO PETEY GREENE COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER
2907 Martin Luther King JR. AVE, SE
Washington, DC 20032
Conducts the intake process in order to gather customer information on work history, educational background, experience and interests to assists customers with their job placement needs.
Develops a plan of success in coordination with client to help address employment potential barriers using a strength-based approach.
Coordinates with job developer and job trainer to help customers understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational, vocational, and career goals
Ensures customer success by maintaining regular outreach with customer’s to monitor success and maintain employment.
Coordinates with community agencies needed to mediate customer barriers contingent to self-sufficiency (i.e., clothing, housing, vocational education etc.)
Facilitate conversations on budgeting, goal–setting and employment exit strategies.
We work hard to get you to work — whether it’s showing you how to apply for jobs, dress and prepare for an interview, or act professionally and respectfully once you’ve landed a job.
Every Workforce Institute Placement Division customers have the following options; learn how to write a professional resume and cover letter, how to find a job that matches their interest and skills, and how to communicate effectively in the workplace. We even have relationships with local employers who call us looking for help!
And our retention services don’t end on your first day at the new job. We want to make sure you and your new employer are happy, so we will check in with you regularly, make sure you have access to transportation and child care, and help you get another job if the first one doesn’t work out.
PURPOSE OF RETENTION SERVICES
The Workforce Institute Placement Division’s Retention Services are the wraparound for DC resident’s only, all-compassing services that are offered after a client has received gainful employment. Our main basis of retention are gift card incentives which are offered via specific employment benchmarks, while the additional services offered are such as Case Management & Job Placement Services, Alumni Mixers, and/or referrals to other UPO divisions for further wraparound services.
Gift Card Incentive(s): 30 day, 90 day, 6 months, and 12 months of employment